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Insect Behaviour

Rishikesh Gupta (Author) Niraj Kumar Arora (Author)

Insects ae among the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, including more than a million described species and represent more than half of all known living organisms. Most insects are solitary. However, some insects, such as ants, bees, and termites, live in large colonies. Insects communicate with others of their species in a variety of ways. Some insects commnicate by making vibrating noises bby abdomen. Some insects make noises by expelling air from the pharynx or by beating a leg or wing on a hard surface. Some insects secrete various kinds of chemical substances called pheromones. Each kind of pheromone has a specific function, such as to attract the opposite sex, to identify an individual's caste, or to mark a trail.

This book offers a comprehensive overview of fundamental concepts of animal behaviour as they relate to insects. This well written and accessible txt will be a highly useful reference tool to students and professional scientists in the field of entomology and allied fields.

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About the authors

Rishikesh Gupta

Rishikesh Gupta, a seasoned teacher of Zoology, hold bachelors and masters degrees in Zoology. He secured high marks in B.Sc. and M.Sc. level and is a winner of many prestigious awards for academic excellence. Specialised in ethology, he did many researches on animal congnition, animal communication, behavioural ecology, cognitive ethology and emotion in animals.

Dr. Rishikesh is a life-member of more than a dozen scientific bodies and has chatred sessions in various national and international conferences in India and aborad. He has presented many research papers in national and international symposia. He has so far published more than twenty articles in professional journals of repute.

Niraj Kumar Arora

Niraj Kumar Arora, did his masters and doctorate degrees in Zoology. Having an experience of more than two decades, he has taught various disciplines of Zoology to both undergraduate as well as postgraduate students. He guided many research students for their Ph.D. degree. Presently, he is workong as a reader in Zoology. He has also worked as a field biologist in various projects.

Recipient of many awards. Dr. Arora has published many researched papers in national and international journals of repute. He has participated in many national and international conferences.

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Bibliographic information

Title Insect Behaviour
Format Hardcover
Date published: 16.10.2013
Edition 1st.ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788180303876
length 272p., 23cm.